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Love and Money, Sex and Death ricochets between sparkling defiance, unravelled grief, and furious hope.
People protest Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s proposed youth transgender policies as she appears at an event in Ottawa on Feb. 5, 2024.
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On both sides of the transgender care debate, what is presented as ‘fact’ distorts real complexities of gender-affirming health care, leaving many in the dark about what is really at stake.
The gender wage and employment gaps are narrowing, and working from home is helping drive the change.
He’s not alone.
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Think the norm is to join the workforce straight after school, work for five decades and then retire? Think again.
The birth of children results in large earnings losses that are not equally distributed within heterosexual couples.
New research shows that women’s earnings are negatively impacted by having children, while men’s aren’t. The effects can be long-lasting and contribute to the gender pay gap.
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith answers questions at a news conference in Calgary on Feb. 1, 2024.
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Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s anti-trans policies are likely meant to satisfy her base, but her government will now have to go head-to-head with the evidence in future legal battles.
Worldwide, young women are becoming more progressive than young men. It’s happening in Australia, too – with a twist. An analysis of the Australian Election Study yields surprising results.
The legendary psychoanalyst would encourage us to embrace the feminine at work and at home by resisting the urge to see life as a linear, organised path.
COVID was a ‘gendered pandemic’, with women carrying very different burdens to men. A three-year New Zealand research project aimed to overcome the urge to forget, and provide lessons for the future.
New Zealand was mostly stable in key international rankings and domestic socio-economic measures. But there are signs of slippage in some areas and not enough progress in others.
People protesting against inclusive sexual orientation and gender-identity policies in schools are seen next to protestors supporting such policies in Saskatoon, Sask. on Sept. 20, 2023.
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In the wake of transphobic protests, the ‘rights’ of parents are being falsely positioned in opposition to the rights of transgender and non-binary children rather than focusing on supporting families.
Rural women are the primary producers of shea in northern Ghana.
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Shea is a key economic crop for poor women in the northern parts of Ghana.
Knowledge is power − especially where money is concerned.
Only a small fraction of women have received any financial education at all.
Feminists are about as man-hating as men are.
In small-group, subsistence living, it makes sense for everyone to do lots of jobs.
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Female bodies have an advantage in endurance ability that means Paleolithic women likely hunted game, not just gathered plants. The story is written in living and ancient human bodies.
Would people still call a women’s soccer match boring if they didn’t know the players’ genders?
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A common criticism of women’s sports is that female players aren’t as entertaining or skilled as their male counterparts. Two researchers decided to put this notion to the test.
Growing awareness of sexual harassment and discrimination in the field prompted an international survey and research into potential solutions.
Civil rights advocate and legal scholar Kimberle Crenshaw speaks in New York City on Feb. 7, 2015.
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First used in the 1970s, the social theory known as intersectionality triggered widespread debate on racial identifications and the interplay among categories.
Biological sex comes in many more forms than just male or female.
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Spanning evolutionary biology, genetics, development, neurobiology, endocrinology and psychology, as well as current events and sports, students explore the complexities of the biology of sex.
Masculinity is complex, diverse and can be expressed in multiple ways.
A new wave of research shows how working-class young men are changing their behaviour. But some remain hostile to the term “toxic masculinity” and see it as a vehicle for shaming men.